Talk about $ TSLA disappointment. Investors expected Elon Musk to shine the light on Tesla’s new battery factory when he spoke at the California Public Utilities Commission yesterday. What they got instead was a wonky panel Read Mor...
Elon Musk is warning fossil fuel-dependent utilities to prepare for hard times. In comments made at a panel set up by the California Public Utilities Commission, Musk said addressing climate change depends on upending traditional power providers, and he called on regulators to help lower the cost for renewable providers to compete with them. Show More Summary
Maybe Morgan Stanley was on to something. A day after Tesla, $ TSLA, reveals details of its Gigafactory in a sparse blog post, CEO Elon Musk speaks at the California Public Utilities Commission. The topic of Read More...
In my last article for Smart Grid News, I discussed energy storage legislation and why it is so essential to preserving the energy grid. California’s Public Utility Commission had just proposed an aggressive energy storage mandate for its three largest utility companies to incorporate 1.3 GW of storage into the grid by 2020. That mandate Continue reading ?
Much if not all of the electric power once provided by the San Onofre nuclear power plant could be replaced with energy from non-fossil-fuel sources, says a proposed decision pending at the California Public Utilities Commission.
Popular ridesharing companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar have long-operated in a legal gray zone. While the California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC) unanimous approval of new regulations around ridesharing services last September helped to clear some of the ambiguity, scores of questions remain. Show More Summary
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) recently passed a mandate requiring the state’s investor-owned utilities to reach an energy storage target totaling 1,325 MW by 2020 — the first of its kind in the United States. Suddenly, California utilities found themselves shopping for a relatively new energy resource. via Smart Grid: The 3 keys to Continue reading ?
The California Independent System Operator Corp. (ISO) has approved a plan to collaborate with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) on a multi-year reliability planning process to ensure long-term electric reliability as the California power grid continues its clean energy transformation. Show More Summary
The California Public Utilities Commission has fined Pacific Gas & Electric Co. $14.4 million for failing to notify regulators about incorrect records on a natural gas pipeline running through the city of San Carlos.
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is updating the process by which rate cases of the state’s investor-owned utilities are considered in order to better integrate and prioritize safety and reliability issues into the process. via CPUC update of rate case process a long time coming – FierceEnergy.
Regulators in California are becoming more involved in the future of electric vehicles (EV), while those in New York are taking a major step back. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is continuing to work to support the use of alternative-fuel vehicles in California in order to bring benefits to ratepayers, increase electric system reliability, Continue reading ?
The California Public Utilities Commission has concluded its own review of AT&T's proposed acquisition of Leap Wireless. It believes the acquisition would be beneficial to consumers and gave it a greenlight. The deal still needs approval from government regulators, however, including the Federal Communications Commission. The FCC is still reviewing the details.
The state Public Utilities Commission issued rules last month to govern how Uber, Lyft and other Web-based transportation services operate in California. But the PUC's action didn't satisfy the taxi industry and its allies, including Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koretz, who don't want the state to take the regulatory wheel.
Originally published on San Diego Loves Green By Roy L Hales. After two and half years of debate, the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has finalized a decision that the state’s investor-owned utilities must begin buyingShow More Summary
Many national and state energy policy makers argue for a balanced portfolio of aggregate energy supply – commonly referred to as an “all of the above” strategy. So too does the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) in its Sept. 3 proposed decision on energy storage. Though it doesn’t use that term, the ruling takes an Continue reading ?
A consumer group on Tuesday urged the California Public Utilities Commission to prohibit Southern California Edison from charging consumers for costs related to the closure of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has launched a suite of programs to expand residential and non-residential investment in energy-efficiency improvements. The CPUC’s suite of energy-efficiency financing pilot programs...Show More Summary
Last week, the California Public Utilities Commission legalized ridesharing. The move was heralded as a boon for companies like SideCar, Lyft, and Uber, which allow regular people with personal cars to make money giving rides to others. Given that all three companies previously fought off cease and desist orders from the city of LA and were charged $20,000...
The California Public Utilities Commission approved ridesharing companies early this year, but it offered only a few temporary guidelines while it worked on a formal rule set. Today, the regulator has published those definitive rules. Show More Summary
The California Public Utilities Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to legally approve peer-to-peer ridesharing as provided by companies like Lyft, Sidecar, and UberX The decision has been long-awaited by many in the state of California as the CPUC dealt with how best to regulate these new transportation services. Show More Summary